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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (February 27, 1807 – March 24, 1882) was an American poet and educator whose works include "Paul Revere's Ride", The Song of Hiawatha, and Evangeline. He was also the first American to translate Dante Alighieri's The Divine Comedy and was one of the five Fireside Poets.

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    There the wrinkled old Nokomis
    Nursed the little Hiawatha,
    Rocked him in his linden cradle,
    Bedded softin moss and rushes,
    —Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1809–1882)

    Half of my life is gone, and I have let
    The years slip from me and have not fulfilled
    The aspiration of my youth, to build
    Some tower of song with lofty parapet.
    —Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1809–1882)

    Then pealed the bells more loud and deep:
    “God is not dead; nor doth He sleep;
    The wrong shall fail,
    The right prevail,
    With peace on earth, good will to men.”
    —Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1809–1882)